|Death: ||Jul. 30, 1865, At Sea|
George Church perished with the sinking of the steamer Brother Jonathan off Crescent City, California. His body was later recovered and buried here.
THE BROTHER JONATHAN DISASTER.
DESCRIPTION OF BODIES FOUND AND BURIED
Jacksonville (Oregon), August 16th.--The following was received this evening by B. F. Dowell from R. Dugan, of Crescent City:
Through the politeness of our Coroner, J. E. Eldridge, I was permitted to take an abstract from his books of the names and descriptions of the bodies found and buried by him in the city burial grounds from the ill-fated Brother Jonathan to this date as follows:
...No. 5, George Church-negro;
(Sacramento Daily Union, August 17, 1865; 2:3)
Brother Jonathan Cemetery
Del Norte County
Created by: Steve
Record added: May 11, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 129619662
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the sinking of the SS Brother Jonathan today and remembering the 225 souls who perished at sea. Rest in peace.|
Added: Jul. 30, 2015